Mark Pawsey

Conservative MP for Rugby

@MarkPawsey https://facebook.com/Mark4Rugby

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Mark Pawsey’s voting in Parliament

Mark Pawsey is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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Recent appearances

  • Newport Wafer Fab 21 Nov 2022

    There is no overestimating the importance of the semiconductor industry and, although the UK has only a small proportion of global turnover, it is worth £8 billion to the UK and we have leading capabilities in intellectual property, research and development, and particular leadership in compound semiconductors. That is why any acquisition or sale in the sector must be closely looked at. Does...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Sustainable Development: Standards 18 Nov 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether it is his policy to consult on a process for adopting the sustainability reporting standards to be issued by the International Sustainability Standards Board.
  • Business of the House 17 Nov 2022

    Rugby’s Hospital of St Cross is highly valued by residents, who are keen to see it provide more services, especially in A&E. We are looking forward to welcoming the Secretary of State soon on a visit that was promised by his predecessor. One of the hospital success stories is the role played by the Friends of St Cross charity. Long-service badges have just been awarded to 90 volunteers for...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Rugby

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Mark Pawsey campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Home Office
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Beverage Containers: Recycling
  • Question
  • Company Cars: Taxation
  • WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
  • Funerals: Coronavirus

Currently held offices

  • Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill (Joint) Committee (19 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (29 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Nov 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 April 2020, Chairman of the Foodservice Packaging Association, B7 Elmbridge Court, Cheltenham Road East, Gloucester GL3 1JZ. I receive a director's fee of £2,500 per calendar month. Hours: up to 32 hrs per month. (Registered 03 April 2020)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: R&A Championships Limited,
Address of donor: Beach House, Golf Place, St Andrews KY16 9JA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the Open, total value £900

Date received: 16 July 2022

Date accepted: 16 July 2022

Donor status: company, registration SC247047

(Registered 02 August 2022)
Name of donor: Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc
Address of donor: Wellcroft House, Wellcroft Road, Slough SL1 4AQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to Commonwealth Games Rugby 7s tournament, total value £570

Date received: 29 July 2022

Date accepted: 29 July 2022

Donor status: company, registration 06270876

(Registered 02 August 2022)
Name of donor: Urban & Civic plc
Address of donor: 50 New Bond Street, London W1S 1BJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for Garsington Opera, value £600

Date received: 20 July 2022

Date accepted: 20 July 2022

Donor status: company, registration SC149799

(Registered 08 August 2022)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Parliament of Georgia
Address of donor: 8 Rustaveli Avenue, 0118 Tbilisi, Georgia

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel accommodation for four nights £325; local transportation and hospitality £160; total value £485

Destination of visit: Georgia

Dates of visit: 4-8 April 2022

Purpose of visit: APPG for Georgia visit to build on closer parliamentary relations.

(Registered 03 May 2022)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Commercial property in Rugby: (i) and (ii). (Registered 04 December 2014)
8. Miscellaneous
Director of the Policy Research Unit, a not-for-profit pooled research service which assists Conservative MPs with their Parliamentary duties. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 05 November 2020)

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